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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Mairin Bellack
Mariluz Garcia-Diaz
RELEASE: August 21, 2019

11th Avenue to be closed and detoured for railroad-crossing repairs next week in Neptune, Monmouth County

Necessary safety work will require detours

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the start of a railroad crossing rehabilitation project that will require a seven-day closure and detour of 11th Avenue next week in Neptune, Monmouth County.

Beginning at 8 a.m., Thursday, August 22, until 7 p.m., Thursday, August 29, 11th Avenue will be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing to remove the existing crossing and replace it with a new concrete crossing, as well as new asphalt approaches. The following detours will be in place:

11th Avenue eastbound detour

  • Motorists traveling on Memorial Drive that wish to turn onto 11th Avenue will be directed to continue north on Memorial Drive.
  • Turn right onto Corlies Avenue/Route 33.
  • Turn right onto South Main Street/Route 71 southbound.
  • Turn right onto 11th Avenue.

11th Avenue westbound detour

  • Motorists traveling on South Main Street/Route 71 that wish to turn left onto 11th Avenue will be directed to continue north on South Main Street/Route 71.
  • Turn left onto Corelis Avenue/Route 33 westbound.
  • Turn left onto Memorial Drive.
  • Turn right onto 11th Avenue.

The traffic detours will be coordinated with the local police. If work is completed earlier, the roadway will be reopened accordingly.

The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors. Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT's traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info or on the NJDOT Facebook page.            

Please note, the NJDOT Communications Office has a new phone number – 609-963-1975.

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  Last Updated:  August 22, 2019